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TN WW201 Installing Microsoft .Net 3.5 for use with Microsoft SQL Server



This article from InSource walks through the installation of .Net 3.5 on Windows Server 2012 R2

  • Author: Joseph Hefner
  • Published: 11/21/2017
  • Applies to: Microsoft .Net 3.5


Step 1) Open the Windows Server Manager and go to Manage \ Add Roles and Features:



Step 2) Go to the Features section and select the checkbox beside .Net Framework 3.5 Features.




Step 3) Click the "Next" button:



Step 4) Click Install:



Step 5) Click the "Close" button:



Step 6) If .Net installation fails follow the instructions below to install Windows update 3005628:


If installation fails on Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, or Windows 8 after you install security update 2966827 or 2966828 you may need to install Windows update 3005628 that can be downloaded from the link below: